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Where Is Modi, The Economic Modernizer?

So what, precisely, has been Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s response to the fact that his mismanagement of the economy has caused growth to slow to alarming proportions? He’s announced a push towards rural electrification, as well as a new economic policy council. What does this reaction say about his politics going forward? Remember, India has just endured six quarters of ...

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Sonia Gandhi Writes To PM Modi Pledging Congress Support On This Proposal

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NEW DELHI: Opposition leader Sonia Gandhi has written to Prime Minister Narendra Modi urging him to push through legislation which reserves a third of seats in Parliament and state legislatures. The Women’s Reservation Bill was cleared by the Rajya Sabha or Upper House in 2010 when Mrs Gandhi’s party, the Congress, led a national coalition. “Since then it has languished ...

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PM Narendra Modi Announces 500 Crore For Flood-Hit Gujarat, Conducts Aerial Survey: 10 Points

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1.After arriving in Ahmedabad on Tuesday evening, PM Modi chaired an hour-long meeting with state officials at the airport where Chief Minister Vijay Rupani, Deputy Chief Minister Nitin Patel and senior officials of the state government were present. “A detailed presentation on the situation caused by heavy rains was shared with the prime minister,” official sources told Press Trust of ...

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Nitish Kumar meets Narendra Modi: How political flavour changed between cancelled dinner and lunch over 7 years

Luncheons and dinner need to get special mention in defining the undulating relationship between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar over the years. Narendra Modi played a host to Mauritius Prime Minister Pravind Jugnauth over lunch and invited Nitish Kumar, who skipped a lunch hosted by Congress president Sonia Gandhi yesterday. Entire Opposition was fuming, albeit ...

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Bridging the gap: All you need to know about India’s longest Dhola-Sadiya bridge

HIGHLIGHTS Bringing Assam and Arunachal Pradesh closer, the country’s longest river bridge – the Dhola-Sadiya – constructed over the mighty Brahmaputra, is all set to be inaugurated by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday. Here’s all you need to know about the bridge that’s touted to transform road connectivity in the northeastern region. 1. The new, three lane, 9.15 kilometre ...

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